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Why algorithms will be at the core of our AI-powered future, and why you should care

For the second year in a row, We Are Social had the privilege of presenting at Vivid Sydney this year. Already one of the world’s leading festivals, Vivid is a bit like SXSW: an amalgam of inspiring people, creative work, and fresh ideas across a variety of themes and topics. For our 2017 keynote, I joined forces with We Are Social’s Sydney MD, Suzie Shaw, to explore the impact that algorithms and machine learning are having on every aspect of our lives, and what that means for marketing. You’ll find our complete presentation in the SlideShare embed above (click here if…This story continues at The Next Web
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by Simon Kemp
#TheNextWeb #Internet #tech #news Automates Checks for Trump’s Twitter Blocks

As @realdonaldtrump continues to block users on Twitter, a new site tries to collect ’em all. by Ashley Feinberg
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How Old Fogeys Like Avis Plan to Future-Proof Against the Robocar Revolution

Car rental companies won’t be the only aging businesses that prove their merit in the age of the robocar. by Alex Davies
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Google Gets Record-Breaking $2.7 Billion Fine for Manipulating Search Results

Google has just lost its biggest regulatory battle! Google has been hit with a record-breaking $2.7 billion (€2.42 billion) fine by the European antitrust officials for unfairly manipulating search results since 2008. After a lengthy seven-year investigation that was launched in 2010 after several rivals complaint, the European Commission on Tuesday imposed this ‘biggest even financial (Wang Wei) #HackerNews #News #Security #Internet

Intel’s New X Series of Enthusiast CPUs, Explained

A Murder in Kansas Shatters the Dreams of Immigrant Tech Workers

When Indian tech worker Srinivas Kuchibhotla is fatally shot in Kansas, the immigrant community grieves—and reconsiders its place in America. by Lauren Smiley
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Google hit with record €2.4 billion fine for abusing EU antitrust laws

In a shocking turn of events, Google has been handed a massive €2.4 billion fine by the European Commission after allegedly abusing its dominance as a search engine provider to give illegal advantage to its own shopping services. The company is now forced to end the anti-competitive conduct within a window of 90 days. Otherwise, it will face penalty payments of up to five percent of the average daily global turnover of its parent company Alphabet. “Google has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service,” the Commission…This story continues at The Next Web
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by Mix
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Before Amazon’s Echo Show, there was the Chumby

Amazon is all set to begin selling its Echo Show this week: the touchscreen-equipped speaker can play music, function as an intercom, tell you about the weather, look up recipe videos and add items to your grocery list. And while it seems like an obvious addition to the company’s lineup of smart speakers, it really is an evolved version of a much-loved device from a decade ago: the Chumby. Designed to sit on your nightstand as an alarm clock would, the original $180 Chumby that launched in 2008 featured a 3.5-inch color touchscreen, Wi-Fi connectivity, a 350MHz ARM processor, 64MB…This story continues at The Next Web
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by Abhimanyu Ghoshal
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